Chicken recipes are key to keep in your back pocket when you need to get dinner on the table fast. And these rotisserie chicken recipes, using leftover chicken breast or shredded rotisserie chicken you picked up at the grocery store, help to get your family meal finished in record time. From healthy chicken recipes to comforting rotisserie chicken casseroles, these delectable dishes will turn your blah leftovers into brilliant family-friendly meals.
While chicken is a great ingredient to keep in the fridge for those nights when roasting a protein is too time-consuming, it’s simple to get into a rut with the same chicken salad or chicken noodle soup. No more, thanks to these flavor-packed recipes that give new life to your leftover chicken! We love shredded chicken for the easy hit of protein it adds to a simple salad (like our Buffalo Chicken Cobb that tastes like the wings you love with an extra dose of veggies!). It also offers ideal shortcut when you have a hankering for chicken pot pie but simply don’t have the time. With these tasty lunches and dinners, you have all the tools you need to use up your leftover rotisserie chicken.
Crispy bacon, tender chicken, crumbled cheese, and chopped eggs prove that not all salads have to be boring.
Easy and cheesy and loaded with hot sauce, this creamy dip is an ideal appetizer and should be served with a big bowl of chips.
While this creamy casserole makes for the perfect leftover Thanksgiving-turkey vehicle, you will want to add this crowd-pleasing pasta bake, full of Gruyère, mushrooms, and spinach, to your routine every day of the year with the addition of rotisserie chicken.
Leftover chicken gets a makeover from homemade salsa verde. Make double the batch of these spicy enchiladas and dinner is done for a few days!
Step up your lunch game with this chicken wing-inspired salad topped with a homemade buttermilk ranch dressing.
Once you add pesto to your chicken salad, you’ll never want the plain stuff again.
This veggie-packed bowl of soup (thanks to plenty of broccoli and spinach) gets a hearty hit of protein from leftover shredded chicken.
Sweet and slightly tangy, these chicken salad wraps get a hit of crunch from roasted almonds and crispy chow mein noodles.
Baguette is an epic vehicle for all of the ingredients in your fridge (plus plenty of cheese!).
Combining taco and pizza night might just be the best executive decision you’ve ever made.
A hearty skillet meal made in less than 30 minutes? Now that’s what we’re talking about.
Layer up crunchy ingredients with your dressing on the bottom for a fresh take on lunch.
With some help from frozen corn and peas and rotisserie chicken, these creamy pot pies come together in minutes.
Our secret to a perfect plate of nachos is to toss all of the ingredients instead of layering for the best ratio of toppings to chips.
Swap lettuce for big chunks of bread in this veggie-packed salad starring some tasty leftovers.
Packed with veggies and chicken, these personal-size pies are the definition of comfort food.
Lighten up dinner time with a nutrient-packed salad, topped with caramelized roasted sweet potatoes and time-saving rotisserie chicken.
Customize this Asian-inspired dish by tossing in an assortment of veggies.
This comforting classic gets a handheld makeover with the addition of homemade biscuit dough.
Pinto beans and chicken add plenty of protein to this filling and flavorful salad.
Your favorite app can be dinner, too! Toss veggies, black beans, and chicken together and layer with tortilla chips and cheese for the easiest weeknight meal ever.
Toss chopped celery onto this spicy, cheesy pie for added crunch and freshness.
Leftovers come to life with this 30-minute spicy broth topped with fresh radishes and creamy avocado.
This isn’t your grandmother’s recipe — bacon and rotisserie chicken up the ante on this potato chowder meal, making it worthy of weeknight family dinner repeats.